Latest Articles

How can constructive journalism contribute to mitigating media polarization?

The moment I truly grasped the concept of democracy was during a training session where young individuals from different cities across Turkey gathered for a shared purpose. I found this training to be quite democratic, as it brought together individuals from diverse backgrounds, all united in the common goal of learning the art of facilitating […]

Read More

IPI-CGC Masterclass in Journalism: The Art of Pitching

Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul and the International Press Institute (IPI) invite you to join our masterclass for freelance journalists from Turkey. Through this 4-week course the participants will learn the art of pitching their story ideas to international media outlets. The participants will meet leading journalists and editors, get feedback on their ideas and […]

Read More

IPI Freedom Dialogues Turkey: Attempts at silencing journalism through threats and pressure (TR)

The 40th episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In this episode of IPI Free Dialogues, journalist Cansu Çamlıbel hosted freelance journalist Hale Gönültaş to discuss the transformation of freelance journalism in Turkey, and the threats and pressure Gönültaş faces due to her reporting. Also available on: In May 2023, Gönültaş was […]

Read More

Turkey: International groups alarmed by the targeting of journalist Alican Uludağ

The undersigned media freedom, freedom of expression and human rights organizations denounce the inflammatory rhetoric directed at Deutsche Welle (DW) Turkish service reporter Alican Uludağ by Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) officials and call on the Turkish authorities to ensure journalists’ safety. Journalists must be able to freely publish information they obtain on matters of public […]

Read More